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Adult-Use Marijuana businesses in Massachusetts pass $4 Billion in sales
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Adult-Use Marijuana businesses in Massachusetts pass $4 Billion in sales Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 30, 2023 MASSACHUSETTS - Adult-use marijuana establishments in Massachusetts surpassed $4 billion in gross sales, the Cannabis Control Commission announced Friday. Data from 265 marijuana retailers and 14 delivery businesses statewide showed on Jan.
Marley goes to Hollywood in immersive exhibit’s latest stop
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Marley goes to Hollywood in immersive exhibit’s latest stop Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 30, 2023 Taking its place alongside immersive museum-style exhibits from Pink Floyd to Vincent Van Gogh, the Bob Marley One Love Experience has arrived in Los Angeles at the Ovation (formerly Hollywood & Highland). The massive complex which houses the Dolby Theat
Sponsorship of Marijuana research may bias the results
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Sponsorship of Marijuana research may bias the results Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 27, 2023 A new study explores the effect of corporate support for cannabis research. An innovative new study challenges naïve acceptance of research funded by the cannabis industry. The study’s authors reviewed Canadian research articles available through PubMed that
Tennessee Bill would regulate the sale of Delta-8 THC
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Tennessee Bill would regulate the sale of Delta-8 THC Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 27, 2023 Rep. William Lamberth and Sen. Richard Briggs’s bill would tax and regulate the sale of compounds like delta-9 THC in Tennessee. Tennessee leaders are again putting forth a bill that would regulate hemp-derived cannabinoids like delta-8 and delta-10 THC, after
2 Cannabis businesses broken into overnight; investigation underway
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2 Cannabis businesses broken into overnight; investigation underway Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 27, 2023 This comes as Kent County police are investigating at least three break-ins at other businesses around the county. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Grand Rapids Police Department is investigating two break-ins that happened overnight at marijuana busine
Ryan Shazier launches own line of medical Marijuana
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Ryan Shazier launches own line of medical Marijuana Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 27, 2023 PITTSBURGH - A former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker has created his own line of medical marijuana. Ryan Shazier is now part of a growing list of retired athletes who are starting to use medical marijuana as an alternative to opioid drugs to treat pain and other
State gives another 30 Cannabis dispensaries the green light
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State gives another 30 Cannabis dispensaries the green light Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 26, 2023 The state’s Cannabis Control Board awarded 30 new cannabis dispensary licenses Wednesday, bringing the total number of planned dispensaries across the state to 66. Fifteen of the new licenses are earmarked for New York City, including eight in Manhattan
Marijuana dispensary scams reportedly on the rise
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Marijuana dispensary scams reportedly on the rise Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 26, 2023 CRANSTON - With new recreational pot shops now open in Rhode Island and Connecticut, some Southern New Englanders want to give legal weed a try. Unfortunately, the Better Business Bureau said scammers are already capitalizing on the interest. WJAR Consumer Advocat
Washington state gears up for a national Cannabis market
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Washington state gears up for a national Cannabis market Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 26, 2023 There's a reason you can't buy Oregon-grown cannabis in Spokane. It's called federal law. But with the growing possibility that the regulators and politicians in the nation's capital will end the federal prohibition of cannabis, Pacific Northwest lawmakers
Kristen Bell’s CBD skincare brand to shut down
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Kristen Bell’s CBD skincare brand to shut down Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 26, 2023 Happy Dance’s parent company, Cronos Group, has been exiting wholesale in its U.S. segment, which includes prestige brand Lord Jones. Despite having the backing of celebrity actress Kristen Bell, CBD beauty brand Happy Dance announced its products would be discontinu
Nike Challenges trademark of Hemp company slogan ‘Just Hemp It’
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Nike Challenges trademark of Hemp company slogan ‘Just Hemp It’ Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 26, 2023 Nike recently filed a trademark complaint against a CBD company for attempting to trademark “Just Hemp It.” Nike is one of the largest footwear and athletic gear companies in the world, known for its familiar slogan “Just Do It.” The company recently
Nevada releases bulletin for products affected by unapproved pesticide
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Nevada releases bulletin for products affected by unapproved pesticide Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 25, 2023 An unapproved pesticide called Ethephon was found in certain cannabis products in Nevada. The Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB) recently issued a public health and safety bulletin on Jan. 19 regarding the use of an unapproved pesticide. “
War on drugs locked him up; now he's a Cannabis entrepreneur
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War on drugs locked him up; now he's a Cannabis entrepreneur Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 25, 2023 NEW YORK - When the war on marijuana came sweeping through his New York City housing project decades ago, Roland Conner found himself going in and out of jail. It’s a time he'd rather not talk about. Now, at age 50, he has opened the state's first legal
Experiential Marketing in Cannabis: what is it?
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Experiential Marketing in Cannabis: what is it? Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 25, 2023 What is experiential marketing, and how does it apply to the cannabis industry? Cannabis companies can employ various marketing channels to increase brand awareness and visibility. Although traditional and online channels should always be at the forefront, there are
Industrial Hemp market to be Worth $16.75 Billion by 2030
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Industrial Hemp market to be Worth $16.75 Billion by 2030 Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 25, 2023 FELTON - The global industrial hemp market was valued at USD 4.13 billion in the year 2021 and is expected to value at USD 16.75 billion by 2030, projecting a CAGR of 16.8% from 2022 to 2030. The market is driven by the surging use of industrial hemp in va
First dispensary operated by someone with previous Marijuana conviction to open Tuesday in Manhattan
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First dispensary operated by someone with previous Marijuana conviction to open Tuesday in Manhattan Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 24, 2023 NEW YORK -- The second legal marijuana dispensary is opening up in the city on Tuesday. But this will be the first to go to someone who had a previous marijuana conviction. The store is opening on Bleecker Street,

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